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Great Northern Paper Co., LLC in East Millinocket recently.

‘We would like to have a job’: Stress increases for laid-off Great Northern Paper mill workers

44 mins ago EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine — As the owners of a local paper mill negotiate with their electricity supplier on a revenue-sharing agreement and ponder whether to …
Richmond mother Kathleen Leopold (from left) hugs her daughter Zoe Hadjaissa, 8, while playing outside with her other children Lily, 10, Sam, 15, and Oscar Hadjaissa, 13. Leopold has four children, three of whom are autistic. Leopold recently had one of her stories published in a &quotChicken Soup" book. She also blogs about her life as a mom to several children with autism.

‘Our lives are not tragedies’: Richmond mom raising awareness of autism

RICHMOND, Maine — Kathleen Leopold is first and foremost a mother of four children. Three of them have autism spectrum disorders. To raise awareness and …
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Gov. Paul LePage

Nine new LePage vetoes include lawmakers’ changes to his mining and educator evaluation rules

AUGUSTA, Maine — Gov. Paul LePage vetoed teacher evaluation rules that have been under development for more than two years as well as a bill …
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Head-on crash kills Massachusetts couple in Waldoboro on Friday afternoon

WALDOBORO, Maine — A Massachusetts couple was killed in a …
NOTES FROM A CORNER OF THE COUNTRY (blog)

“Checks and balances” are misused, paralyze government

The checks and balances in the U.S. Constitution and state …

75 years after ‘Grapes of Wrath,’ we need a Ma Joad in Washington

After its publication 75 years ago this month, “The Grapes …

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